Meetup Recap: Protecting your digital privacy rights

Lisa Blog, iOS, Meetup

  Civic-tech project Voices and the grassroots Electronic Frontier Alliance led a Meetup at TurnToTech on Nov. 9th on a topic that almost anyone these days can identify with: your digital privacy rights! The three speakers, Abi Hassen, Nathan Sheard and John Bogil are active leaders in the community who support social justice causes and movements for political rights. They started the event with a lively discussion on how our online presence and digital footprints are matters to pay close attention to, and presented some resources and tools available to …

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Intro to iOS Development, Part of our DIY Series

Lisa Blog, iOS, Meetup

Last night’s Meetup at TurnToTech, the Intro to iOS Development (part of our DIY Series; Build an iOS App in 3 Hours), was a great success. Thanks to everyone who attended! The event was a beginner workshop but we had a group of people of all skill levels, expertise and industry experience overall. Patrick Sanders led an engaging workshop where everyone had a chance to interact with one another, share ideas and even participate in some creative, critical thinking with mini-exercises. From the looks of it, everyone had a great …

Women in iOS: A Firebase Database Workshop

Lisa Blog, iOS, Meetup

There’s always a TurnToTech graduate out there that’s putting their knowledge and skills yet again to good use in technology and mobile app development — not to mention buzz and energy for causes that make a difference in our world. Meet Julianne Goyena, one of our alumna, who recently teamed up with iOSoho, New York City’s largest iOS Engineer Meetup, to lead a Firebase workshop at TurnToTech. The event focused on demonstrating how easy it is to implement Firebase in iOS apps and actually brought forth a great deal of …